Cinema

The next film to be shown will be on Saturday 25th November 2017 at the Baptist Church, Cavendish Road E4 9NG.  Everybody is welcome.  Doors open at 1:30pm and the film starts at 2pm.  Entrance is £2.50 for members and £3.50 for non members with children free.  Tea and coffee are available before the film.  The film will be the “Lullaby of Broadway”.  A 1951 film starring Doris Day and Gene Nelson.  

Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe.  She decides to return home to surprise her mother whom she thinks is a successful Broadway star with a mansion in Manhattan.  She doesn’t know that her mother is actually a burnt-out cabaret singer with a love for whiskey.  When she arrives at the mansion, she is taken in by the two servants who are friends of her mother’s,  The house actually belongs to Adolph Hubbell, a kind-hearted Broadway producer who also gets drawn into the charade.  Hubbell takes a shine to Melinda and agrees to star her in his next show.  Melinda also finds romance with a handsome hoofer who’s also in the show.  All is going well for Melinda except that she wants to see her mother who keeps putting off their reunion.

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Future films;
16th December 2017  ‘Death at Broadcasting House’ 1934
27th January 2018  ‘Goodbye Mr Chips’ 1939
24th February 2018  ‘A Room With A View’ 1985
24th March 2018  ‘Miss Potter’ 2006
28th April 2018  ‘Stage Fright’ 1950
26th May 2018  ‘Mid-August Lunch’ 2008
23rd June 2018  ‘Million Dollar Mermaid’ 1952

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A film is normally shown each month on the Saturday immediately preceding the fourth Sunday in each month which is when the Highams Park Farmers Market is held.  The film is shown each month except for the months of July and September

Acknowledgement to IMDB for the description of the film.